Zambezi Development Association removes boundary signboard in protest


The Zambezi Development Association (ZDA) has removed the sign board of the Zambezi Regional boundary with the Kavango East Region and attempted to hand it over to the 5th Boundaries Delimitation and Demarcation Commission at Katima Mulilo on Tuesday. 

ZDA is a pressure group headed by Blessing Maanda.

The signboard and a petition, addressed to President Nangolo Mbumba, were received by Zambezi Governor Alufea Sampofu.

Namibia to develop ammonia bunkering hub


Namibia is in the process of developing an ammonia bunkering hub and a green hydrogen-powered train to decarbonise shipping and long-haul logistics routes.

President Nangolo Mbumba says this would ensure that goods and commodities transported via the country's port infrastructure minimise both scope 2 and scope 3 emissions.

President Mbumba outlined Namibia's ambitious plans during an address at the World Hydrogen 2024 summit and exhibition, underway in Rotterdam, Netherlands.

Birthday Message for Founding President Dr Sam Nujoma


To reach the age of 95 is no mean feat. It is an honour reserved for those who are truly blessed with the gift of long life and health. 

It is with these well-wishing and wise words that President Nangolo Mbumba congratulated Founding President Sam Nujoma on his birthday.

Founding President Samuel Shafiishuna Daniel Nujoma was born on May 12, 1929, at Etunda Village in Ongandjera.

His nine decades of life have been characterised by acts of selfless service towards the attainment of freedom for Namibians.

Chinese Ambassador visits President Mbumba


The Ambassador of China paid a courtesy visit to President Nangolo Mbumba, updating the head of state on developments between the two countries. 

President Mbumba assured the ambassador of Namibia's continued commitment to solid relations with China.

Dr. Mbumba emphasised that his goal was to ensure that what the late President Hage Geingob had started would be seen through to its end, saying Namibia-China relations counted among those priorities. 

President Mbumba commends Germany's commitment to Green Hydrogen project


President Nangolo Mbumba has applauded Germany's commitment to the realisation of the Green Hydrogen project and programme in Namibia. 

Dr. Mbumba met with the Energy Envoy of Germany, Rainer Baake, at State House.

The German government has been supporting Namibia's Green Hydrogen programme through funding for private companies to develop projects in different parts of the country.

One such is the company HyIron, established through a partnership of Namibian and German companies that work in the field of renewable energies and engineering. 

Daures GH Village Project reaches point of no return - Mbumba


President Nangolo Mbumba says the Daures Green Hydrogen Village Project has reached a point of no return.

Dr. Mbumba says all must therefore exercise patience and wait for the project's full realisation.

The President met with the management of Daures Green Hydrogen Village and the leadership of Daure Daman Traditional Authority at State House.

Phase one of the project's construction is nearing completion and is currently 85 percent complete, ahead of its planned launch in July.

Liberation icon Ida Jimmy-!Ha-Eiros buried


Speaking at the state funeral of the liberation icon Ida Jimmy-!Ha-Eiros today, President Nangolo Mbumba has hailed the late struggle stalwart as an unyielding figure who dedicated her life to the liberation and freedom of her country.

Jimmy-!Ha-Eiros died on April 3 at the age of 79.

Mourners from all walks of life paid their last respects at Farm Snip River Cemetery, where Jimmy-!Ha-Eiros was buried next to her late husband, Werner !Ha-Eirob.

President Mbumba lays wreath on Alpo Mbamba's grave


President Nangolo Mbumba paid a visit and laid a wreath on the grave of the late Alpo Mauno Mbamba at Mupini Village in the Kavango West Region. 

President Mbumba and the late Mbamba were classmates from 1960 to 1965 at Ongwediva and Oshingabo High Schools.

Dr. Alpo Mauno Mbamba died in Paris in 2001.

First Lady Sustjie Mbumba accompanied the family to receive the remains of Dr. Mbamba and brought them back home at the time. 

President Mbumba in support of Genocide Remembrance Day


President Nangolo Mbumba says nobody would object to the proposal that the 28th of May be commemorated as Genocide Remembrance Day in Namibia, if that is the common position of all descendants.

The Okandjoze Chiefs Assembly on Genocide sought President Mbumba's intervention in gazetteing the motion to officially promulgate May 28th, Genocide Remembrance Day.

It is also the day on which the genocide victims who were kept in the concentration camps were released.

President Mbumba extends well wishes to Muslims upon ending month-long fasting


President Nangolo Mbumba has extended warm wishes to followers of the Islamic faith in Namibia as they mark the end of the holy month of Ramadan.

The occasion is known as Eid-al-Fitr, which is one of the two official holidays celebrated within the Islamic faith.

Activities include the festival of breaking the fast after a period of fasting, prayer, and reflection, which is a time of spiritual renewal, self-discipline, and compassion.